The Company:

McConnel is a multi-award winning British manufacturing company that is leading the way as the world’s number one supplier of Power Arm and green maintenance technology. Based in Ludlow, Shropshire, McConnel offers a comprehensive product portfolio including hedge and verge mowers, self-propelled sprayers and a range of remote-control machinery.

The Role:

We are looking to recruit a hands-on Systems and Control engineer to expand an existing systems division.  As a Systems & Control Design Engineer you will be working alongside mechanical design engineers to design, develop and improve hydraulic, electric control systems throughout the McConnel product range.  The successful applicant will enjoy a wide breath of projects and see project through from inception to production and beyond.


  • Reporting to the Senior Systems Engineer on day-to-day system changes
  • Design and develop hydraulic systems.
  • Design and develop electronic systems.
  • Programme and modify machine operating software.
  • Work on prototype and preproduction equipment to finalise and verify the systems used.
  • Can provide input pre-project in supporting commercial discussions and early stage solution development.
  • Can decipher standards and ensure early stage/architectural product compliance.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree-qualified (or equivalent) in relevant Engineering discipline, with related engineering experience with cross discipline projects.
  • Strong hydraulic background
  • Experience in Schematic design of both, hydraulic and electronic.
  • Logical and methodical fault diagnosis of both electrical and hydraulic systems
  • Familiar with CAN protocol and able to create, interpret and modify CAN messages
  • Practical ability to make, repair and modify items used, both mechanical and electrical.
  • Experience in electrification of products desirable.
  • Transferable programming experience desirable
  • Experience in agricultural equipment and their operation desirable but not essential.

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